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AP Explains: What's N. Korea up to with provocative visit?

Added: 25.02.2018 0:19 | 0 views | 0 comments


PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — It seems a brazen choice, even for North Korea. As South Korea's liberal president seeks to use the Olympics to improve ties, North Korea has chosen to send the alleged mastermind of two attacks that killed 50 South Koreans in 2010 to the games' closing ceremony. So, once again, South Korea's first Winter Games offers up the possibility of the strangest of optics: That North Korean official, Kim Yong Chol, in the same television frame with U.S. President Donald Trump's daughter and adviser, Ivanka, who is also set to attend Sunday's closer.

Ivanka Trump Faces Backlash Over Olympic Closing Ceremony Gig

Added: 24.02.2018 23:34 | 0 views | 0 comments


Ivanka Trump’s visit to the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, has been widely criticized on Twitter.

From: www.yahoo.com

Russian spies hacked the Olympics and tried to make it look like North Korea did it, U.S. officials say

Added: 24.02.2018 23:33 | 0 views | 0 comments


Russian military spies hacked several hundred computers used by authorities at the 2018 Winter Olympic Games in South Korea, according to U.S. intelligence.
They did so while trying to make it appear as though the intrusion was conducted by North Korea, what is known as a "false-flag" operation,...

From: www.sun-sentinel.com

North Korean delegation arrives for Olympics closing show

Added: 24.02.2018 23:22 | 0 views | 0 comments

North Korean delegation led by a controversial former general arrives in South Korea to attend the closing ceremony of the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics

From: rssfeeds.usatoday.com

Watch five best shots as Sweden take curling gold

Added: 24.02.2018 23:16 | 0 views | 0 comments

Watch Sweden's best shots of the women's curling final as they prove too strong for hosts South Korea at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang.

From: www.bbc.co.uk

USA Bobsled looks to future as Pyeongchang Olympics end

Added: 24.02.2018 23:02 | 0 views | 0 comments

On the day the Olympic cauldron was being extinguished in South Korea, the proverbial torch for USA Bobsled was being passed as well

From: rssfeeds.usatoday.com

Protesters target North Korean VIPs heading for Games ceremony

Added: 24.02.2018 23:02 | 0 views | 0 comments

South Korean protesters tried and failed on Sunday to block a motorcade carrying North Korean dignitaries to the Pyeongchang Winter Games closing ceremony, accusing the delegation's leader of being behind a deadly 2010 attack on a South Korean warship.

From: feeds.reuters.com

Winter Olympics: Sweden outclass South Korea to win gold in women's curling

Added: 24.02.2018 23:00 | 0 views | 0 comments

Sweden outclass hosts South Korea to regain the women's curling Winter Olympic title in Pyeongchang.

From: www.bbc.co.uk

This Squirrel Just Cheated Death On The Olympic Snowboarding Course

Added: 24.02.2018 22:50 | 0 views | 0 comments


A plucky squirrel was inches away from meeting its maker at the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, on Saturday morning.

From: www.yahoo.com

Exclusive: U.S. prepares high-seas crackdown on North Korea sanctions evaders - sources

Added: 24.02.2018 22:50 | 0 views | 0 comments

The Trump administration and key Asian allies are preparing to expand interceptions of ships suspected of violating sanctions on North Korea, a plan that could include deploying U.S. Coast Guard forces to stop and search vessels in Asia-Pacific waters, senior U.S. officials said. Washington has been talking to regional partners, including Japan, South Korea, Australia and Singapore, about coordinating a stepped-up crackdown that would go further than ever before in an attempt to squeeze Pyongyang’s use of seagoing trade to feed its nuclear missile program, several officials told Reuters. While suspect ships have been intercepted before, the emerging strategy would expand the scope of such operations but stop short of imposing a naval blockade on North Korea.

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